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“I need to convince my boss”

The majority of people who contact me for work find me by searching the internet and seeing my website, then contact me either by phone or email. Sometimes, I have to turn them down because […]

Working with designers

Part of my job – and this is actually a part that I enjoy – is educating clients. Dream clients are few and far between, and they only become that way after they have worked with […]

Are you ready for Christmas?

I know, it’s not even November yet and I’m already dreaming of Christmas. It’s the same thing you hear every year – “Christmas comes earlier every year!” or “I can’t believe the shops are already […]

Do something every day

I read somewhere that doing something every day, even if it isn’t much, is better than doing nothing. So since I want to pursue illustration as a viable complement to my design work, I’ve decided […]

Never waste an opportunity

A few weeks ago, I was approached by a band from the UK to create an illustration for a t-shirt they want to produce (pics later!). The first illustration I made was of a willow […]

An expert in any field is a success

Source: I came across this quote some time ago, and I don’t think there was a source mentioned. If I remember correctly, I found it from amongst a bunch of motivational signs wartime factories […]

How To Work With Designers

When I first read the title, I thought, why do I need to know this? I know how how we designers (in general) think and how to talk to them, but I persevered. And it […]

Jobseeker’s tip: Be everywhere

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been uploading my work to various design networks such as Coroflot, Behance and Dribbble. Obviously, as I was maturing as a designer, no one ever took […]